Reverse convertibles are popular in most structured products markets and are especially appealing during times of low, risk-free interest rates and high volatility. This is because the core idea of such...
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Unicredit is offering German investors a classic structured product in the form of a reverse convertible based on Deutsche Bank stock. The relatively low 60% barrier for the two-year product is almost as appealing as the 4.75% annual coupon
UBS has issued two high-yielding reverse convertibles based on the high volatility of the underlying stocks – Research in Motion and Alpha Resources – that offer substantial returns from very short-term products
Wells Fargo has released a long-term structured product in the US based on funds and an ETF
Though most distributors play by the rules, some firms may still be selling the wrong products to the wrong investors, says panellist at Structured Products magazine's Nordic conference
Conference hears that investors should not have been sold some structured products because they are too expensive and opaque, while Finansinspektionen announces paper detailing what it expects of distributors
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.
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